This summer, Slash will play a homecoming gig in Stoke-on-Trent, England, the town where he was raised. According to, the show will mark the first time that the 45-year-old rocker has played in the town in many years. Details on the venue will come out later this week. Stay up to date at  More after the jump.

While growing up overseas, Slash was known by his real name, Saul Hudson. So does anyone call him that today?:

While growing up, Slash’s mom was a costume designer for David Bowie and his dad created album covers for the likes of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.